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UVAE 90001 members Jody Lapierre and Debi Buell participated in a fundraising event on March 30 at the Jean Canfield Building. ?They were arrested and put in jail - for a good cause!? Money raised to "get out of jail" went to the Government of Canada Charitable Workplace Campaign.

?...There is no power like the power of the people, and the power of the people won't stop!....??was among the many slogans chanted by some PSAC members from all over N.B. who joined the crowd of approximately 2,500 people gathered in front of the NB Legislature in protest against the sale of NB Power on Saturday March 20th.

A Talking Union?Basics (TUB)?course was held March 6-7 at the PSAC?Regional Office.

Members took time out to celebrate?International Women's Day by viewing a segment on Women's History followed by a short quiz.??All were winners and enjoyed sharing the prize which was an IWD?Cake.

Mary Doucette, UTE?Local 90006 made an IWD?display for the Summerside Tax?Centre.

Approximately 40 members attended the Pension information session in Summerside.?Jeannie Baldwin, REVP – Atlantic, gave a very spirited and informative talk on events leading up to our concerns over protecting Federal Public Sector pensions. ?

The March 4 federal budget freezes federal departmental spending.? ?The government announced they want to balance the budget on the backs of public service workers – a direct threat to our jobs and the services we deliver.